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Azucena Lucatero
  • Title
    • PhD Student
  • Division Social Sciences Division
  • Department
    • Environmental Studies Department
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Nat Sci 2 Main Building, 419
  • Mail Stop Environmental Studies
  • Mailing Address
    • UCSC, c/o ENVS Dept 1156 High Street
    • Santa Cruz California 95064

Research Interests

Agroecology, population and community ecology, landscape ecology, insect interactions, biological pest control, urban gardens, food justice, critical race and ethnic studies, political ecology, human geography 

Biography, Education and Training

Azucena is a second-year PhD student in Dr. Stacy Philpott's lab. She studies insect interactions with a focus on natural enemies of aphids in urban gardens throughout the California central coast. She is also an aspiring ethnographer studying sense of belonging in college students of color working in a campus garden.